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Sulphur Springs, Alabama
(Calhoun County)

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Introduction ...

Below is our collection of tidbits, odds 'n ends for Sulphur Springs.

This page contains two sections:

How Far From Sulphur Springs to ...

We spend a lot of time looking through Gazetteers, Almanacs & Directories that were published in the late 1800's and early 1900's. Many of the Gazetteers include the distance from a community such as Sulphur Springs to various places of note, such as the White House.

With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance<1> beginning in Sulphur Springs to:

  • Anniston [Map], which is the Seat of Calhoun County, lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South Southeast. If you could walk a straight line from Sulphur Springs to Anniston, with an average speed<2> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take five to six hours to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take nearly four hours.
  • Montgomery [Map], which is the State Capital of Alabama, lies 105 miles [169 km] to the South Southwest (SSW). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take less than two hours, a buggy would take 5 days and walking would take 6 days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 601 miles [967.2 km] to the Northeast (NE). Driving would take just over a day, a buggy would take 24 days and walking would take 35 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,497 miles [10,455.9 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<4>
  • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba [Map]) is 7,204 miles [11,593.7 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,081 miles [8,177.1 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Sulphur Springs ...

We have found 60 communities that share the name Sulphur Springs.

Within Alabama, there are 6 communities which are also named Sulphur Springs. Using our Gazetteer, we have found another 54 communities in the United States - with 60 of those located in the United States.

We have broken our list into two sections:

Other Communities located in Alabama

Communities located beyond Alabama


Other Communities Located In Alabama

Blount County

Our profile page for Sulphur Springs, Blount County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.<7>
Although located in Blount County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Cullman County

Our profile page for Sulphur Springs, Cullman County   [Map]
Distance: About 68 miles [109.4 km] to the West Northwest

DeKalb County

Our profile page for Sulphur Springs, DeKalb County   [Map]
Distance: About 61 miles [98.2 km] to the North Northeast

Jackson County

Our profile page for Sulphur Springs, Jackson County   [Map]
Distance: About 66 miles [106.2 km] to the North

Madison County

Our profile page for Sulphur Springs, Madison County   [Map]
Distance: About 82 miles [132 km] to the North Northwest

Mobile County

Our profile page for Sulphur Springs, Mobile County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Mobile County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.


Communities Located Beyond Alabama

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Arkansas

Ashley County

Our profile page for Sulphur Springs, Ashley County   [Map]
Distance: About 359 miles [577.8 km] to the West

Benton County

Our profile page for Sulphur Springs, Benton County   [Map]
Distance: About 518 miles [833.6 km] to the West Northwest

Jefferson County

Our profile page for Sulphur Springs, Jefferson County   [Map]
Distance: About 359 miles [577.8 km] to the West

Johnson County

Our profile page for Sulphur Springs, Johnson County   [Map]
Distance: About 451 miles [725.8 km] to the West Northwest

Montgomery County

Our profile page for Sulphur Springs, Montgomery County   [Map]
Distance: About 460 miles [740.3 km] to the West

Van Buren County

Our profile page for Sulphur Springs, Van Buren County   [Map]
Distance: About 382 miles [614.8 km] to the West Northwest

Yell County

Our profile page for Sulphur Springs, Yell County   [Map]
Distance: About 434 miles [698.5 km] to the West Northwest

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California

Los Angeles County

Our profile page for Sulphur Springs, Los Angeles County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,863 miles [2,998.2 km] to the West

Solano County

Our profile page for Sulphur Springs, Solano County   [Map]
This community is historic.<8>
Distance: About 2,037 miles [3,278.2 km] to the West Northwest

Ventura County

Our profile page for Sulphur Springs, Ventura County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,891 miles [3,043.3 km] to the West

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Florida

Hillsborough County

Our profile page for Sulphur Springs, Hillsborough County   [Map]
Distance: About 449 miles [722.6 km] to the South Southeast

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Georgia

Dade County

Our profile page for Sulphur Springs, Dade County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Dade County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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Illinois

La Salle County

Our profile page for Sulphur Springs, La Salle County   [Map]
Distance: About 546 miles [878.7 km] to the North Northwest

Williamson County

Our profile page for Sulphur Springs, Williamson County   [Map]
This community is historic.
Distance: About 308 miles [495.7 km] to the North Northwest

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Indiana

Crawford County

Our profile page for Sulphur Springs, Crawford County   [Map]
Distance: About 303 miles [487.6 km] to the North

Henry County

Our profile page for Sulphur Springs, Henry County   [Map]
Distance: About 426 miles [685.6 km] to the North

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Iowa

Buena Vista County

Our profile page for Sulphur Springs, Buena Vista County   [Map]
Distance: About 785 miles [1,263.3 km] to the Northwest

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Kansas

Cloud County

Our profile page for Sulphur Springs, Cloud County
This community is historic.
Although located in Cloud County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Wallace County

Our profile page for Sulphur Springs, Wallace County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Wallace County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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Kentucky

Ohio County

Our profile page for Sulphur Springs, Ohio County   [Map]
Distance: About 260 miles [418.4 km] to the North

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Michigan

Van Buren County

Our profile page for Sulphur Springs, Van Buren County   [Map]
Distance: About 592 miles [952.7 km] to the North

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Mississippi

Madison County

Our profile page for Sulphur Springs, Madison County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Madison County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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Missouri

Jefferson County

Our profile page for Sulphur Springs, Jefferson County   [Map]
Distance: About 399 miles [642.1 km] to the Northwest

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New Mexico

Sandoval County

Our profile page for Sulphur Springs, Sandoval County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,181 miles [1,900.6 km] to the West Northwest

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New York

Jefferson County

Our profile page for Sulphur Springs, Jefferson County   [Map]
Distance: About 872 miles [1,403.3 km] to the North Northeast

Madison County

Our profile page for Sulphur Springs, Madison County   [Map]
Distance: About 832 miles [1,339 km] to the Northeast

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North Carolina

Buncombe County

Our profile page for Sulphur Springs, Buncombe County   [Map]
Distance: About 219 miles [352.4 km] to the East Northeast

Cleveland County

Our profile page for Sulphur Springs, Cleveland County   [Map]
Distance: About 264 miles [424.9 km] to the East Northeast

Montgomery County

Our profile page for Sulphur Springs, Montgomery County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Montgomery County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Surry County

Our profile page for Sulphur Springs, Surry County   [Map]
Distance: About 351 miles [564.9 km] to the East Northeast

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Ohio

Allen County

Our profile page for Sulphur Springs, Allen County
This community is historic.
Although located in Allen County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Crawford County

Our profile page for Sulphur Springs, Crawford County   [Map]
Distance: About 512 miles [824 km] to the North Northeast

Lawrence County

Our profile page for Sulphur Springs, Lawrence County   [Map]
Distance: About 368 miles [592.2 km] to the North Northeast

Perry County

Our profile page for Sulphur Springs, Perry County   [Map]
Distance: About 447 miles [719.4 km] to the North Northeast

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Oregon

Douglas County

Our profile page for Sulphur Springs, Douglas County   [Map]
Distance: About 2,136 miles [3,437.6 km] to the West Northwest

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Pennsylvania

Bedford County

Our profile page for Sulphur Springs, Bedford County   [Map]
Distance: About 581 miles [935 km] to the Northeast

Perry County

Our profile page for Sulphur Springs, Perry County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Perry County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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Tennessee

Anderson County

Our profile page for Sulphur Springs, Anderson County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Anderson County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Cheatham County

Our profile page for Sulphur Springs, Cheatham County   [Map]
Distance: About 179 miles [288.1 km] to the North Northwest

Decatur County

Our profile page for Sulphur Springs, Decatur County   [Map]
This community is historic.
Distance: About 183 miles [294.5 km] to the Northwest

Hamblen County

Our profile page for Sulphur Springs, Hamblen County   [Map]
Distance: About 216 miles [347.6 km] to the Northeast

Hickman County

Our profile page for Sulphur Springs, Hickman County   [Map]
This community is historic.
Distance: About 164 miles [263.9 km] to the Northwest

Lincoln County

Our profile page for Sulphur Springs, Lincoln County   [Map]
Distance: About 105 miles [169 km] to the North Northwest

Marion County

Our profile page for Sulphur Springs, Marion County   [Map]
Distance: About 93 miles [149.7 km] to the North Northeast

Maury County

Our profile page for Sulphur Springs, Maury County   [Map]
This community is historic.
Distance: About 150 miles [241.4 km] to the North Northwest

McNairy County

Our profile page for Sulphur Springs, McNairy County   [Map]
Distance: About 183 miles [294.5 km] to the West Northwest

Pickett County

Our profile page for Sulphur Springs, Pickett County   [Map]
Distance: About 193 miles [310.6 km] to the North Northeast

Washington County

Our profile page for Sulphur Springs, Washington County   [Map]
Distance: About 255 miles [410.4 km] to the Northeast

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Texas

Angelina County

Our profile page for Sulphur Springs, Angelina County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Angelina County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Hopkins County

Our profile page for Sulphur Springs, Hopkins County   [Map]
Distance: About 562 miles [904.5 km] to the West

Rusk County

Our profile page for Sulphur Springs, Rusk County   [Map]
Distance: About 533 miles [857.8 km] to the West Southwest

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Virginia

Lee County

Our profile page for Sulphur Springs, Lee County   [Map]
Distance: About 253 miles [407.2 km] to the Northeast

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Washington

Lewis County

Our profile page for Sulphur Springs, Lewis County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Lewis County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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West Virginia

Logan County

Our profile page for Sulphur Springs, Logan County   [Map]
Distance: About 346 miles [556.8 km] to the Northeast

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Sulphur Springs. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Calhoun County: www.calhouncounty.org/

The official website for State of Alabama: www.alabama.gov/







Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance from Sulphur Springs. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Sulphur Springs) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sulphur Springs. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.8429, Longitude: -85.8639     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Sulphur Springs have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<2>While we have tried to pick reasonable speeds, the rate of travel is very theoretical - obstacles like fences, hills, lakes, river crossings and rest stops have been ignored. When we say 'Days' of travel, we're assuming 8 hours of travel per day.

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<3>The shortest line can be visualized by stretching a string on a Globe from Point A to Point B - this is known as a Great Circle Route. Where you might expect the shortest route from Sulphur Springs to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.

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<4>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to Jerusalem is 313.132 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to Mecca is 308.704 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to the Vatican is 309.849 degrees.

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<7>If we encounter the name of what might be a community, our methodology is to add that name to our Gazetteer as a placeholder. As we find more information about that community, it will be added to our Gazetteer.

Just as a reminder: Our definition of a community is rather broad and includes those places where several families lived and had a name which identified that place. The community might still exist or it might have existed for just a short period of time. Places of interest include buildings at a crossroad, families in a hollow or maybe the location of a way station. It also includes places like mines, lumber camps, ferry crossings, etc.

Also keep in mind that the community could have been on the original document by mistake, misspelled, the original/alternate name of a community that we've listed elsewhere. Sometimes a post office or train station would have a different name than the community where it's located, so two names might be referring to the same community.

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<8>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Sulphur Springs, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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